|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Bronze Age socketed axehead|
Sometime around 1972 a Bronze Age socketed axehead was discovered.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TL 7244 9790|
|Parish:||NORTHWOLD, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
About 1972. Found on surface of ploughed field, on a gentle rise where the 'gault' protrudes through the black fen 9m (10yds) from the dyke.
A Bronze Age socketed axe, with three vertical ribs was recovered. It was in good condition but with brown patina and heavy encrustation. A horizontal flaw was noted on one face, and the loop was poorly formed.
See drawing (S1) in file.
A. Lawson (NAU) 5 November 1981.
- FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
- SOCKETED AXEHEAD (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|<S1>||Illustration: Finds Illustrations. |
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